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Temporary guidance for renewal of Merchant Mariner Credentials during the COVID-19 pandemic

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 25, 2020 - 2:51 PM
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing has published a policy letter provides temporary guidance for renewal of a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) and STCW endorsements. [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Mariner Credentials – Update (Change 3)

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 25, 2020 - 12:52 PM
The Coast Guard has published MSIB 08-20 (Change 3) to update guidance concerning mariner credentials, medical certificates and course approvals, and the action being taken by the Coast Guard due to the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes (COVID-19). [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200825

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 25, 2020 - 9:07 AM
Headlines: Corpus Christi – dredge casualty update; USCG – risk-based fishing vessel exam program; MARAD – advisory re eastern Mediterranean; DOE – policy statement re LNG exports; DOE – recent LNG import/export orders; DOC – LNG FTZ authorization; MTSNAC – virtual meeting on 29 September; [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200824

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 24, 2020 - 6:35 AM
Headlines: Gulf Coast region – preparing for Marco and Laura; Key West – Port Condition ZULU; USCG – extensions of MMCs due to COVID-19; USCG – Arctic patrol; NSIDC – Arctic sea ice near record low; Gulf of Mexico – preparing for Marco & Laura; CRS – changes in the Arctic; IMO – seafarers: at [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200821

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 21, 2020 - 6:43 AM
Headlines: Puerto Rico – Port Condition YANKEE; Key West – Port Condition WHISKEY; MERMAC – virtual meeting on 15 September; MEDMAC – virtual meeting on 22 September; NTSB – fatal explosion on barge; DOS – tax exemptions for Hong Kong ships ended; GAO – naval shipyards; CRS – Telegraphs, Steamships [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200820

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, August 20, 2020 - 6:46 AM
Headlines: Puerto Rico – Port Condition X-RAY; USCG – RECs Honolulu & Houston and MU San Juan; Alaska – VHF radio system maintenance; USCG – GOM AMSC members sought; USN – General Claims Regulations; and San Francisco – waterfront flooding study. August 20, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200819

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 19, 2020 - 2:11 PM
Headlines: Alaska – VHF radio system maintenance; SLSDC – update re freighter IMKE; Mauritius – Wakashio oil spill response; and UK – COVID-19 extension of seafarer employment agreements. August 19, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200818

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 18, 2020 - 7:14 AM
Headlines: MARAD – alert re northwest Indian Ocean; MARAD – advisory re waters off Libya; Court – welder is a Jones Act seaman; Court – measure of medical damages; Court – admiralty jurisdiction based on facts alleged; Australia – apology for Ruby Princess mistakes; Hong Kong – COVID-19 outbreak at [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200817

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 17, 2020 - 8:04 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Oman – Iranian forces board tanker on high seas; DOJ – Venezuela-bound Iranian oil seized; NTSB – ISO attorney; FMC – July activity report; Australia – report re Ruby Princess and COVID-19; and UK – container feeder vessel-tug groundings. August 17, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200814

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 14, 2020 - 7:12 AM
Headlines: USCG – use of hemp and CBD prohibited; CGSIC – virtual meeting on 21-22 September; FMC – policy statement re PVOs and COVID-19; FMC – closed meeting on 18 August; and Singapore – maritime cyber risk management. August 14, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting [ Read Full Article ]

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